Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Revolut Offers Business Account Holders Free WeWork Space

Startup Revolut is partnering with Wework to give small businesses a boost, including complimentary hot-desk space at coworking locations across the U.K

Food & Beverage Kroger Debuts Own Mobile Payment System For Loyalty Shoppers

An app-integrated payment system from the supermarket chain aims to make checkout easier than ever while also linking to customers' rewards accounts

Consumer Goods Doritos Fans Can Keep Their Hands Clean With Towel Bag

The reusable terry cloth bag helps consumers keep their fingers clean while snacking, providing a clever solution to a typical pain point of flavored chip consumption

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Japan Aims To Automate All Convenience Stores By 2025

The Japanese government is utilizing RFID technology to make fully autonomous stores possible, enabling convenience for shoppers as well as combatting Japan's worker shortage

Podcast: Reimagining Brick And Mortar In The Digital Age

In this episode, the PSFK team will guide listeners through six main insights into why customers still care about the store in the age of commerce (hint: they still love brick and mortar!—here's in-depth research into how retailers can meet their new expectations).

Retail Retail Trends Playbook Excerpt: Key Initiatives To Transform Data Into Exceptional Customer Experience

As detailed in PSFK & Microsoft's 2020 Retail Trends Playbook, these four strategies outline how retail businesses can leverage consumer intelligence to remain competitive in a rapidly changing market

Home Furniture Startup Pays Owners To Show Wares To Potential Customers

In a creative application of the sharing economy, Outer is solving for the challenge of furniture viewing before purchase by turning private residence into showrooms, letting potential customers see items in owners' homes

Video Store Experience Design Debrief Webinar Video

In the latest webinar, PSFK Founder Piers Fawkes, Senior Strategist Penn Whaling and Strategist Aver McCaffrey guide viewers through the 50+ page report showing how retailers can design physical stores that drive engagement and sales in the digital age

Advertising The Knot Partners With Spotify To Help Betrothed Discover Wedding Tracks

The wedding planner site is teaming up with the streaming service to help couples discover music for their celebration with a curated playlist, targeting the millennial marrying cohort

Fashion & Apparel Digital-Native Luxury Resale Brand Invests In 30 Retail Stores

The reseller will utilize $25 million in Series-C funding to invest in its brick-and-mortar strategy, also integrating new technology and talent acquisition in a booming resale space

Brand Activation & Immersion LEGO Offers Snapchat Audience Mobile-First AR Store Experience

At a London store activation, LEGO bridged the physical and digital experience by featuring a giant Snapchat code in an empty space for visitors to scan to access clothing, a DJ and more in AR

Health CVS 'HealthHUB' Store Concept Checks Customers' Health Stats On-Site

The pharmacy's latest store concept will dedicate more floor space to medical supplies and allow visitors to monitor health stats on-site, part of its promise to improve customer health

Retail Watch: Store Experience Design Debrief Webinar Video

In the latest webinar, PSFK Founder Piers Fawkes, Senior Strategist Penn Whaling and Strategist Avery McCaffrey guide viewers through the 50+ page report showing how retailers can design physical stores that drive engagement and sales in the digital age

Design JFK Travelers Can Stay In Retro Hotel Built Inside Abandoned TWA Terminal

Called the TWA Hotel, the retro-inspired space references its midcentury origin as a terminal for the defunct airline, and will transform the landmark into on-site accommodations for added convenience